Gisele “Gigi” Ragusa Awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring
The award announced yesterday by the White House Office of Science and Technology is “the nation’s highest honors for mentors who work with underrepresented groups to develop fully the nation’s human resources in STEM.”
Students, Donors Connect at 2019 Scholarship & Fellowship Dinner
Annual event shines spotlight on generosity, academic excellence
A Lifetime of Service
From U.S. Navy fighter pilot to philanthropist, USC Viterbi alumnus Dan Harrington has given back for decades, especially to poor children in the Philippines.
USC Viterbi Achieves Gender Parity in its Entering Class
Women now comprise 50% of the entering undergraduate class, a historic record for USC Engineering.
Groundbreaking Method Detects Defective Computer Chips
Technique also reverse-engineers computer chips to detect chip purpose
Engineers Of The World, Unite!
USC Viterbi has played a leading role in bringing together engineers at the Global Grand Challenges Summits, including the most recent gathering in London.
USC Viterbi Lab Breaks Electron Emission Record
Professor Rehan Kapadia improved electron emission efficiency by ten to the power of five. How did he do it?
Mahta Moghaddam and Behrokh Khoshnevis inducted into to NAE on October 6, 2019
Moghaddam was elected for development of physics-based computational algorithms; Khoshnevis was elected for innovations in manufacturing and construction.
USC Rocket Propulsion Laboratory Receives Special Honor
The AIAA recognized students from the rocket lab for being the first undergraduate student team to design, build and successfully launch a rocket into space.
USC Student Club Harnesses AI for Social Good
The rise and rise of CAIS++, the student branch of USC’s Center for AI in Society, where undergraduate students are using artificial intelligence to tackle projects with environmental and social impact.
USC Viterbi Receives Three-Year NSF Grant to Train Engineers for the Future of Manufacturing
USC Viterbi and the Center for Advanced Manufacturing will develop education platform to prepare U.S. workforce for challenges, opportunities in advanced manufacturing
Rising Star Honored for Early Achievements and Promise
Computer science PhD student Yixue Zhao will participate in the 2019 Rising Stars Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Workshop at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Thriving in an exponential world: Changing the conversation, adapting to change and the importance of trust
In his 2019 State of the School address, Dean Yannis C. Yortsos highlighted several milestones, including record enrollments in women engineering students, the Engineer of 2020 and the importance of trust in our world of exponential changes.
USC Viterbi Researchers Awarded Nearly $2 Million by NSF’s Pilot Convergence Accelerator and AccelNet Programs
Professors in the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Lucio Soibelman and Burcin Becerik-Gerber will build knowledge networks in key fields to advance design, development and operation of national infrastructures.
Is This the Future of Mental Health?
Maryam Shanechi, recently named to Science News Magazine’s Top 10 Scientists to Watch, answers questions about her revolutionary brain-machine interfaces.
Virtual Human Hand Simulation holds Promise for Prosthetics, Virtual Reality, Medical Education
Working with a clinical radiologist, USC computer scientists combined visual effects techniques and medical imaging to create precise model of the human hand in motion
Glimpsing into the Future of AI: A Conversation with Yolanda Gil
Yolanda Gil, president of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), discusses what it will take to move AI forward without moving safety backward.
DJ Turned Scientist Works to Reverse Engineer Depression, PTSD and Drug Addiction
USC Viterbi’s Jennifer Treweek witnessed too many people suffering from drug addiction, PTSD and depression around her, so she dedicated her life to eradicating their deadly effects
Talking to Robots…Under the Sea
A team of USC Viterbi undergraduates that is developing underwater wireless communication technology will represent the U.S. at the Global Grand Challenges Summit student competition finals
In Space or in the Classroom, Fun is a Top Priority
Garrett Reisman’s USC micro-seminar convenes incoming undergraduates to help navigate expectations and pressures and mitigate stress
Atomus, a fledgling USC Viterbi startup, is developing technology that would make it easier for the Marines to 3-D print spare parts for ships, military vehicles and planes, benefitting the Corps, defense contractors and the nation.
Lessons Within the Rubble
How two USC professors are mining historic disasters to build educational infrastructure reframing how we approach natural disaster preparation.